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Nieman Journalism Lab
Pushing to the future of journalism — A project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard

@niemanlab archives: April 2012

30
Apr
So many disappointed animals: How BuzzFeed addresses copyright for all those photos http://t.co/TV9MQSrl 
 
How DNAInfo focuses news on a neighborhood level (Oh, and FYI, they’re hiring) http://t.co/7YonMNX4 
 
A Twitter case study on http://t.co/WxzAnGTw found on average 1,250 tweets were sent per day in a month http://t.co/wiM0jKqN 
 
“Take a step back and various lions making nice with all manner of lambs is not as odd as it sounds” http://t.co/pXHqISKf 
 
EveryBlock has a new app out that combines location with content creation http://t.co/f5nP4Ama 
 
Columbia’s J-school is getting $2 million for practical journalism research http://t.co/o80db4ZE 
 
Yahoo News has put together an Instagram gallery of photos from the White House Correspondents Dinner http://t.co/OmK7nSDd 
 
How the AP uses social media to report and distribute news http://t.co/kicqEIXF 
 
So what exactly do publishers (and others) do with that subscription information readers give them? http://t.co/oYIANdvH 
 
Buzzfeed’s Jonah Peretti on why display ads are an artifact that isn’t coming back http://t.co/NdyeQuTk 
 
Good morning! Gawker’s new comments have branches, what does that have to do with http://t.co/w7PQ9U0M? http://t.co/Xjz7YQNC 
 
29
Apr
Agile, social, cheap: The new way NPR is trying to make radio http://t.co/X3hYCr1i 
 
Who or what exactly is The New York Times’ R&D Ventures? http://t.co/WbmtFG0E 
 
Approve This Message: Politics through Awl-colored glasses http://t.co/c4uDrzRF 
 
Gawker: We want to elevate the discourse about frogs who sit like humans [CHART] http://t.co/nvZ4qc5i 
 
28
Apr
The newsonomics of 99-cent media http://t.co/nr3BF2MU 
 
As news shifts toward mobile, will text alerts get left behind? http://t.co/ffFP96WU 
 
Worldcrunch wants to be the Internet’s Rosetta Stone for news http://t.co/hHU0h0Wf 
 
MinnPost reaches five years of fundraising with MinnRoast http://t.co/1MbUj1EZ 
 
Human-assisted reporting, mass intelligence, and mobile mobile mobile: What we learned at ISOJ http://t.co/GKwJP5p6 
 
Are you a young dude interested in news? All else equal, this study says you’re a top paywall target http://t.co/FYv634jw 
 
Wall Street Journal dives into live, continuous coverage with its new Markets Pulse stream http://t.co/6Puok0gn 
 
27
Apr
Here’s what @NPR came up with for listeners who want radio that sounds more like them http://t.co/X3hYCr1i 
 
This Week in Review: Rupert Murdoch takes the stand, and pressure on young aggregators http://t.co/u39EHDq4 
 
Pennsylvania’s York Daily Record uses quiz to help voters pick candidates reflecting their views http://t.co/2zAJYxhc 
 
Did you know the @NYTimes has a research and development lab? http://t.co/WbmtFG0E 
 
New Pew study finds 17 percent of Americans get no news every day http://t.co/omFi1BRP via @Poynter 
 
Facebook and Twitter on TV? People like it, according to new research http://t.co/tlps56XC 
 
PSA: The @ONA is looking for an early-career digital coordinator http://t.co/Ns7Pu6V7 
 
Must-reads on verification in a real-time news era http://t.co/3Ts704Et 
 
Permanent-beta mode: @NPR goes agile, social, and cheap http://t.co/X3hYCr1i 
 
Is Twitter a “second-by-second, self-contained and self-referential closed feedback loop”? http://t.co/0m28C08P 
 
PBS @NewsHour names Tom Kennedy managing editor of digital news http://t.co/ixnb6mxu 
 
Who or what exactly is The @NYTimes R&D Ventures? http://t.co/WbmtFG0E 
 
This week in review: Murdoch on the stand, tech-induced loneliness, and a round-up of journalism debates http://t.co/u39EHDq4 
 
A conversation with multitasking tech giants @SebastianThrun and @Jack Dorsey http://t.co/GgBJ1lfE 
 
Good morning! Lessons in social media from the @NYTimes http://t.co/yVc05b09 
 
26
Apr
Resurrecting Gawker comments, a place editor @ajdaulerio called “a tar pit of hell” http://t.co/nvZ4qc5i 
 
The CEO of Journatic explains how his company is doing the purest form of journalism http://t.co/07SIdNiG 
 
There is indeed a reason why 99 cents is the magical price point for media http://t.co/nr3BF2MU 
 
Anonymous commenters rejoice: Gawker’s new system has burner accounts http://t.co/nvZ4qc5i 
 
The Fun-ification of the New York Times Magazine continues: The Samuel L. Jackson Movie Generator http://t.co/oJI737Kh 
 
Video from The Paley Center’s discussion on the future of media with people from Google, The Guardian and more http://t.co/6lcVtaJl 
 
Meet Approve This Message, your daily dose of politics through “Awl-colored glasses” http://t.co/c4uDrzRF 
 
PSA: The Investigative News Network is looking for a director of technology http://t.co/jGenQ1iD 
 
http://t.co/2IUSw2ap is 2 years old. That toddler really likes tales of murder, sex and fallen athletes http://t.co/0EFjnbPV 
 
“Content no longer demands to be free. It wants a fee — but how much of one?” http://t.co/nr3BF2MU 
 
“I think it’s safe to say we’re seeing the definition of news and journalism interpreted even more broadly than before” http://t.co/mGW9k7VU 
 
The newest development in the ABC News/Yahoo deal? Katie Couric will be hosting a news show online http://t.co/ifsdQzGg 
 
Gawker comments are dead! Long live Gawker comments! Nick Denton and AJ Daulerio on elevating discourse http://t.co/nvZ4qc5i